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A Christmas holiday magazine
Edited and produced by Lionel Gamlin
Post Office messenger Derek Fryer brings you a personal New Year greeting from
Sir Leslie Boyce ,
The Lord Mayor of London
The Editor of Radio Times
The Head of Children's Hour
Hullo, 1952!
C. Gordon Glover and friends request the pleasure of your company on their whirlwind New Year's Day outing

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Fryer
Unknown:
Sir Leslie Boyce
Unknown:
C. Gordon Glover

A daily programme for women at home
Introduced by Margaret Hubble and including
' After the Ball is Over': Fred Bason comes straight from his first visit to the Chelsea Arts Ball to tell you all about it
' New Year Resolution: Let's Remember to Relax in 1952': Joan Neville-Ness proposes the resolution
An announcement about tuberculosis, and a message sent to ' Woman's Hour ' listeners from Sir Robert A. Young, C.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P. , after which Mass X-Ray Unit 5A is heard at work
' One Foot in the Grave,' by Mary Chubb , who describes her struggle to adjust herself to a crippling disability
' Dear Diary,' by Kaye Webb
Serial: Mary Barton ' by . Mrs Gaskell . Abridged by Marianne Helweg. Read by John Sharp

Contributors

Introduced By:
Margaret Hubble
Unknown:
Fred Bason
Unknown:
Joan Neville-Ness
Unknown:
Sir Robert A. Young, C.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P.
Unknown:
Mary Chubb
Unknown:
Kaye Webb
Unknown:
Mary Barton
Unknown:
Mrs Gaskell
Abridged By:
Marianne Helweg.
Read By:
John Sharp

The Commonwealth of Tomorrow
1—‘ The Eight States ' by Colin Jackson
In the first talk in this series, the speaker describes his recent tour of the Commonwealth countries. He talks in particular about the eight self-governing nations of the Commonwealth, and explains how these varied and scattered nations remain in free and close association with each other.

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Jackson

Commonwealth artists entertain featuring
Eddie Gaye , Wilfrid Thomas
Arthur Downes and Valerie Gray
BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Robert Busby
Introduced by Peter King Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown:
Eddie Gaye
Unknown:
Wilfrid Thomas
Unknown:
Arthur Downes
Unknown:
Valerie Gray
Leader:
David Paget
Conductor:
Robert Busby
Introduced By:
Peter King
Produced By:
David Miller

A seasonable reminder of Everyman's entertainment with Charlie Chester
Jack Watson , Ethel Revnell Jack Hylton , Miriam Ferris
Helena Millais , Leonard Henry
Trefor Jones , Rex Palmer and the voices of: John Henry and Blossom
Tommy Handley and Ronald Frankau
Vivian Foster , the vicar of mirth and Gillie Potter on gramophone records
Everyman with a wireless set,
Anthony Armstrong
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Thurstan Holland

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Chester
Unknown:
Jack Watson
Unknown:
Ethel Revnell
Unknown:
Jack Hylton
Unknown:
Miriam Ferris
Unknown:
Helena Millais
Unknown:
Leonard Henry
Unknown:
Trefor Jones
Unknown:
Rex Palmer
Unknown:
John Henry
Unknown:
Tommy Handley
Unknown:
Ronald Frankau
Unknown:
Vivian Foster
Unknown:
Gillie Potter
Unknown:
Anthony Armstrong
Written By:
Gale Pedrick
Produced By:
Thurstan Holland

Light Programme

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More